Specialist Regulatory Engineer

Job Title: Specialist Regulatory Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - North West England, Cheshire
REF: 57958
Contact Name: Sally Woods
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Our client is actively seeking a Specialist Regulatory Engineer to join their extremely well regarded consultancy team.  


As part of their consultancy services our client aims to offer specific advice on how projects connect, the constantly changing regulatory arena and what these changes might really mean, how things might change in the future, the risk and costs, and the best strategies to adopt.


The ideal candidate for this specialist position would be experienced in the issues related to connecting generation projects in the UK, ranging from small sites to large offshore connected sites and be able to communicate these issues in a clear manner to technical and non-technical stakeholders.


The successful candidate will be the focus of regulatory knowledge in the team and would be expected to lead and manage multiple projects for a wide range of developers as well as contribute specialist knowledge into other projects being undertaken by the team.


This would include:


-Managing the preparation of initial connection assessments, cost estimates, and detailed connection applications for DNO and TO connected sites

-Negotiating connection offers,

-Reviewing DNO and TO technical and commercial requirements,

-Supporting clients through the regulatory process, assessing risk and potential costs,

-Providing up to date knowledge of CUSC amendments, ENA guidelines and OFGEM consultations,

-Interpreting the implications of these proposals in a clear and concise manner,

-Contributing to grid working groups, consultations and discussions

-Acting as client relationship manager


They should also be capable of taking a leading role within the team and providing mentoring and development support to others where required.


It is critical, at this level, that the candidate has an excellent client focus and is able to interpret client requirements and manage and deliver sometimes difficult or complex projects to their satisfaction. This would include engaging proactively with clients and internal planning and environmental team to deliver new business opportunities as well as maintaining current relationships, undertaking and managing project work, writing and reviewing documents and reports and managing, supporting and guiding other team members.


Skills and Experience


The successful candidate will have a degree based education or equivalent, Chartered Engineer status or pending with at least three years experience.


Applicants should meet the following criteria:


Essential Skills


-Excellent knowledge of the UK regulatory situation

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to produce high quality technical reports

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